YES! Magazine Blogs
Powerful ideas, practical actions from the YES! community.
Deep change begins with a vision of possibility.
15 years ago, YES! co-founder Sarah van Gelder wrote this piece for the launch issue of YES! How well does it stand up in a world that is, if anything, more chaotic?
The 2008 financial crash redefined what it means to be economically vulnerable. Some nations are responding by building more rooted local economies. Will the U.S. learn from them?
Video: David Brancaccio visits the owners of Yo Mama's Catering Cooperative.
Video: David Brancaccio visits a bank that is invested in its community.
What I learned about community when I finally welcomed newcomers into mine.
Video: David Brancaccio learns how the co-op community is growing.
May it be that someday, all people will have access to light in this darkness and be able to help with the important healing of creation.
Connie Allen started a support group for friends adjusting to smaller incomes.
There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
More and more people, communities, and nations are taking steps to reduce their vulnerability to a volatile global economy.
Video: David Brancaccio spends some time at Hour Exchange Portland.
Your answers to our Speak Up question.
Video: David Brancaccio learns about extreme downsizing with residents of tiny houses.
What are a city's options for cutting its carbon?
Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.
Our holiday guide to thoughtful gifts that will get you on the nice list.
Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
Our readers from Coyote Ridge Farms share their Kombucha recipe.